Three persons has reportedly been killed in Akure, the Ondo State capital after a bus driven by a woman knocked down a commercial motorcycle rider.
The incident which happened on Wednesday, November 17 raised tension as fellow commercial motorcycle riders mount roadblocks and protest over the death of their colleague.
It was gathered that the angry motorcycle riders made an attempt to mob the woman who knocked down their colleague but were stopped by a policeman attached to a filling station close to where the incident occurred.
It was said that the angry mod turned on the policeman who immediately shot his gun in the air to scare the motorcycle riders away.
Consequently, bullets mistakenly killed another commercial motorcyclist and a passenger.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson for the Ondo State Police Command, Funmilayo Odunlami, said the angry protesters later attacked the policeman who escaped from the scene with severe wounds.